Young Music Critics

Some classes listened to a wide selection of Christmas songs today, from traditional carols through to contemporary pop, as they played a fun game to find their class favourite. The winning songs were: Year 1: Rockin’ Around The Christmas TreeYear 2: All I Want For Christmas Is YouYear 4: All I Want For Christmas Is […]

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UKS2 Art and RE

This half term, our key question in RE has been ‘Is the Christmas story true?’ As well as discussing which parts of the story require the most faith, we have wondered whether it really matters- and what a Christian can learn from the nativity story. To finish our topic, we have made beautiful watercolour artworks […]

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UKS2 Victorian Role Play

In our ‘Revolutions’ History topic, we have learned all about different aspects of Victorian lives over many lessons. This week, we consolidated our learning with some role play and performances. In groups, we prepared a typical scene from a Victorian Britain; from a pickpocket at the market, to breakfast in the slums. After working together […]

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Years 5 & 6 Jazz

Years 5 & 6 have just finished a lovely half term’s project about jazz. With a focus on the saxophone family we explored key features of jazz, listened to some of the great players, and had everyone playing along in a couple of pieces.

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UKS2 Art- William Morris Oil pastels

During our Victorians topic, we have studied the art and style of William Morris. Today, we used oil pastels to create repeating patterns just like William Morris wallpaper designs. Using black paper really made the colours pop, and we made sure to use simple yet effective designs that would be easy enough to replicate in […]

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UKS2 History- Victorian Inventions

We have learned all about the Industrial Revolution, and how it impacted the everyday lives of everyday Victorians. The boom in industry lead to many exciting inventions revolutionising the lives of many. In History this week, we learned about these new inventions, and discussed how they would transform parts of people’s lives. In small groups, […]

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UKS2 William Morris Art

Recently, we have been studying William Morris- a Victorian Artist who is known for his repeating pattern style of art that was used in home decoration throughout the Victorian Era and beyond. Last week, we used Morris to inspire our own digital art, using mirror images and large floral motifs. This week, we used our […]

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Book Cover Challenge

Calling all children and adults, and those in between! Fancy a fun and creative challenge this week? Have a look on your book shelf at all of your favourite books. Could you recreate a book cover using things around your home? Here are some creative examples to inspire you… If you fancy taking part (it […]

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Arts round-up

Hello St. Margaret’s! I thought it was about time we had another round-up of all the amazing Arts and Culture out there. I’ve gathered together lots of resources below, all with links to the relevant websites. There should be something for everyone so have a browse and maybe step out of your comfort zone and […]

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Year 5 – 20.4.20

Hello again everyone! Although this Easter holiday was very different for everyone, I hope that you had a chance to relax with your family and that you are happy, healthy and ready to start a new term 🙂 Let me know one thing you enjoyed over the Easter holidays in the comments section below! Here […]

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